The Packers became champions of the Western Division in 1936 with a 10-1-1 record, their only loss coming at the hands of the Chicago Bears in Green Bay on September 20th 1936.
Playing the Boston Redskins at the Polo Grounds in New York on December 13th 1936 a 21-6 victory clinched the title of World Champion and Lon Evans is pictured (number 51) on the front row.
On December 14th 1936 the team toasted their historic victory with a dinner at the Milwaukee Road restaurant. Looking back 80 years stirs the memory of Packer fans everywhere and highlights what fantastic players represented the Green & Gold.
I also wonder what would be the cost of this banquet today?
In the January of 1937 the Packers embarked on a Western Tour and played the following games. Brooklyn Dodgers in Denver, won 21-13, Salinas Icebergs in San Francisco, won 42-7, moving on to Los Angeles they beat the Bulldogs 49-0, tied with the Chicago Bears 20-20 and then beat the Bears a week later 17-14.